Detroit Tigers prepare for Opening Day amid COVID pandemic
DETROIT – It will be a different Downtown Detroit Thursday for the Tigers’ Open Day game against the Cleveland Indians. READ: Ranking 22 Detroit Tigers questions we can’t wait to learn the answers to this seasonThursday’s game will definitely feel different than what we’re used to for the Tigers’ home opener. “Opening Day is usually my biggest day,” said Curt Ciaravino. He said he and other businesses were thrilled to hear some fans would be allowed in for Opening Day, but 8,000 people is still a fraction of what they’re used to seeing on Opening day.. MORE: Detroit Tigers news
Tigers head groundskeeper marks 22nd season in her ‘dream job’
DETROIT – For the Detroit Tigers’ Opening Day game against the Cleveland Indians, there’s no doubt the field at Comerica Park will be looking pristine. READ: Ranking 22 Detroit Tigers questions we can’t wait to learn the answers to this seasonIt’s all thanks to Tigers head groundskeeper Heather Nabozny. Her path to the Detroit Tigers started as a teenager. After two years at Northern Michigan University, she transferred to Michigan State University, for its Turf Management Program. READ: More Women’s History Month coverageAdMORE: Detroit Tigers news
Opening Day: Detroit Tigers will open season April 1 vs. Indians at Comerica Park
Manager A.J. Hinch at his Detroit Tigers introductory press conference on Oct. 30, 2020. DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers will open the 2021 season with a home game against the Cleveland Indians on April 1, MLB announced. Hinch was hired to replace Ron Gardenhire as manager, and the team has made a handful of free agent signings. On Wednesday, the team added some depth by agreeing to minor league deals with Renato Nunez and Greg Garcia.